Genealogy

Whether you plan to become a professional researcher or want to record family information for future generations, SLCC offers courses to fit your needs. Develop solid research and organizational skills and learn to properly use genealogical records. All program courses are offered online and can be taken as credit or non-credit. The program offers two research tracks: International and U.S. Each track requires completing six courses to earn a certificate of achievement.

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Courses

Compare Gen Software Programs

CEGN 0021
Compares PAF & Family Insight, RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker & the Master Genealogist. Learn the advantages and limitations of each.

Computer & Internet Tools for Genealogy

GEN 1000
Introduction to genealogy computer programs and basic genealogy skills used to conduct research and document records with appropriate citations. Students will learn how to use internet tools for...

Computer & Internet Tools for Genealogy

CEGN 0001
Introduction to genealogy computer programs and basic genealogy skills used to conduct research and document records with appropriate citations. Students will learn how to use Internet tools for...

Gen Resources on the Internet

CEGN 0025
Introduction to subscription and free websites available for family history research. Learn how to evaluate & record information found on the internet using Genealogy standards for source...

Genealogy Writing and Publishing

GEN 1110
Introduction to standaards in genealogical wiring, reporting, documentation and presentation of genealogical data. Students will also learn how to publish a family history in various medias. Course...

Genealogy Writing and Publishing

CEGN 0110
Introduction to standards in genealogical writing, reporting, documentation and presentation of genealogical data. Students will also learn how to publish a family history in various medias. Pre-...

International Record Groups

GEN 1012
Students examine and use major international record groups in genealogical research. Paleography, record recognition and usage, research strategies, and usage of the international collections at...

International Record Groups

CEGN 0012
Students examine & use major record groups of the British Isles in genealogical research. Paleography, record recognition and usage, research strategies, and usage of the British collections at...

Intro to Genealogical Research

GEN 1010
Students explore record groups and repositories which contain 10 U.S. sources known to provide evidence linking families from students’ lifetime to 1850 and solve research problems by evaluating...

Intro to Genealogical Research

CEGN 0010
Students explore record groups and repositories which contain 10 U.S. sources known to provide evidence linking families from students' lifetime to 1850 and solve research problems by evaluating...

Making New FamilySearch Easier

CEGN 0022
Discover which genealogy software companies synchronize records with New FamilySearch, and the advantages of using certified software.

New FamilySearch Affiliate Prog

CEGN 0023
Learn about the New FamilySearch Affiliate program, and the genealogy companies that synchronize records with New FamilySearch (other than desktop software companies).

Preparing for International Credentials

GEN 1151
Students finalize international credentialing application, a 4-generation report (with record citations linked to original images and research planners, and an analysis of evidence), plus assemble a...

Preparing for International Credentials

CEGN 0151
Students finalize international credentialing application, a 4-generation report (with record citations linked to original images and research planners, and an analysis of evidence), plus assemble a...

Preparing for U.S. Credentials

GEN 1150
Students finalize an ICAPGen credentialing application, a 4-generation report (with record citations linked to original images and research planners, and an analysis of evidence), plus assemble a...

Preparing for U.S. Credentials

CEGN 0150
Students finalize an ICAPGen credentialing application, a 4-generation report (with record citations linked to original images and research planners, and an analysis of evidence), plus assemble a...

Social Networking for Gen

CEGN 0024
Find out how to use various social networking applications such as blogging, facebook, twitter, videos, podcasts, etc. to connect with other genealogists.

Tracing Immigrant Origins

GEN 1016
Introduction to methodologies and practices to extend family genealogies beyond the U.S. to other countries by finding evidence in unique U.S. records to link localities to International locations....

Tracing Immigrant Origins

CEGN 0016
Introduction to methodologies and practices to extend family genealogies beyond the U.S. to other countries by finding evidence in unique U.S. records to link localities to International locations. U...

U.S. Record Groups

GEN 1011
Course will provide an in-depth study of sources, records, and methodologies not covered in CEGN 0010 essential to documenting and verifying family history and genealogies within the U.S. and...

U.S. Record Groups

CEGN 0011
Course will provide an in-depth study of sources, records, and methodologies not covered in GEN 1010 essential to documenting and verifying family history and genealogies within the U.S. and focusing...